We support teams who are launching new schools and transforming existing schools. We work with heads of school, deans, and teachers to shape school culture, student programming, and curriculum to support leadership development in every facet of the 21st century school. We will leverage our expertise and experience to help you customize our curriculum to your context; structure and integrate your school around leadership learning; or design the broader organizational ecosystem.
We offer the following advisory services:
We work with your team to adapt ALA’s Entrepreneurial Leadership curriculum to your school’s context and co-create your school’s leadership development model. Working alongside your leadership team and faculty, we help scope, design, and sequence your curriculum. We provide training and coaching to ensure your team implements the curriculum to a high standard of excellence, including a one-week customized visit to ALA, and bi-weekly call with a CEL team member.
Areas of Expertise: Leadership, Entrepreneurship & African Studies curricula; Cognitive-based coaching; Edu-product design.
We provide in-depth support for your entire school and community, integrating ALA’s culture and approach into every aspect of your school. You have access to the full suite of ALA curricula, including African Studies, Writing & Rhetoric, Wellness, and Seminal Readings. CEL representatives are available for faculty training and other visits, by request. This level includes all elements listed above with Contextualized Curriculum.
Areas of expertise: Teacher Training; On-Boarding; Culture-building; Cross-curricular; Skills Mapping; African Studies; Writing & Rhetoric; Discipline; Residential Li
Organizational Thought Partner
Schools are far more than just academic these days. We advise your team as you integrate and shape an institution for lasting impact. You have access to our EL curriculum and a series of customized week-long visits to ALA; we also send a senior CEL representative for multiple visits to your institution, as well. Partners have the opportunity to secund ALA faculty upon school/program launch. We provide a clear ‘playbook’, with templates and recommendations on every element of starting up and running an institution seeking to drive change.
Areas of expertise: Team makeup; Faculty hiring; Board governance; Visioning and values formation; Strategic partnerships; Recruitment and admissions.